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All seniors should have access to quality care. A disproportionate number of deaths related to Covid-19 are occurring in long-term care facilities. This pandemic has revealed the need for fundamental changes to our long-term careRead More

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Health Coalitions’ Joint Statement on COVID-19 and Public Health Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the extent to which our individual health is dependent on the health of everyone in our community. Public healthcare is our best defense against this crisis and others likeRead More

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Final arguments at the Supreme Court of British Columbia

Cambie Trial Update After years of legal maneuvering, final arguments are now being presented in the Charter case that has put public health care in Canada on trial. The plaintiffs’ final arguments began on NovemberRead More

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Federal election cheat sheet

Make sure you pay attention to the details of what the various parties are offering. Just like when you buy a new cell phone plan, or an insurance policy, it’s important to pay attention toRead More

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Concluding evidence in defence of public health care in BC Charter challenge

Cambie Trial Update In the ongoing and lengthy Charter challenge to Canada’s public health care system taking place in BC, the final defence witness testified on June 19th.  Dr. John Frank presented evidence demonstrating thatRead More

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Profit and health care simply don’t mix

Cambie Trial Update Brian Day’s profit-based cure for health care wait times is toxic. We continue to follow the Charter challenge in BC that is threatening to further open the door to for-profit health care.Read More

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New campaign video

There’s no better time to learn about securing the future of public health care in Canada. It’s simple: We need the federal government to fund it fairly, keep it public and expand it to includeRead More

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Have your say for pharmacare

The federal government has set up an Advisory Council to look at putting in place a pharmacare plan for Canada. What this Council recommends will decide the kind of plan we get and who willRead More

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New poll

The Canadian Health Coalition commissioned an EKOS poll last month to understand Canadians’ opinions on the state of the public health care system. The results are overwhelming: 93% of Canadians say that access to a strongRead More

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Canadian Blood Services’s Open Board Meeting

The Canadian Health Coalition’s National Director of Policy & Advocacy Adrienne Silnicki presented to Canadian Blood Services at their Open Board Meeting on December 7, 2017. The CHC is a proud supporter and advocate for theRead More

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